Period
to 28 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 6 months to 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > South East
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 34 51 79
Rank change year-on-year +17 +28 +27
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 1,421 1,319 1,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.14% 4.96% 3.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.29% 21.46% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,289 1,113 1,004
South East median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% -5.71%
10th Percentile £23,250 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +6.67%

Office 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 7,002 6,147 6,189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.26% 23.12% 20.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5,909 5,107 5,132
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +0.96%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in the South East

Office 365
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Office 365 in the South East.

Salary trend for Office 365 in the South East

Office 365
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in the South East over the 6 months to 28 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in the South East

Office 365
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the South East region over the 6 months to 28 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -2 475 £41,500 -2.35% 131
Surrey +12 315 £32,000 -1.54% 69
Hampshire +24 280 £35,000 +7.69% 64
Berkshire -16 234 £47,500 +5.56% 70
West Sussex +29 153 £37,500 -5.06% 36
Buckinghamshire +11 147 £47,500 +11.76% 32
East Sussex +58 108 £35,000 +29.63% 24
Oxfordshire +31 94 £37,500 -11.76% 29
Kent +17 81 £34,088 +0.26% 23
Middlesex - 2 £60,000 -
Sussex +1 1 £30,000 -50.00% 2
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, IT jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 999 (70.30%) Windows
2 895 (62.98%) Microsoft
3 775 (54.54%) Active Directory
4 575 (40.46%) Azure
5 530 (37.30%) Windows Server
6 470 (33.08%) Windows 10
7 429 (30.19%) VMware
8 350 (24.63%) ITIL
9 329 (23.15%) Microsoft Office
10 294 (20.69%) MS Exchange
11 268 (18.86%) VMware Infrastructure
12 259 (18.23%) Windows 7
13 257 (18.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 249 (17.52%) Firewall
15 234 (16.47%) Hyper-V
16 233 (16.40%) Windows Server 2012
17 220 (15.48%) SharePoint
18 195 (13.72%) PowerShell
19 189 (13.30%) Problem-Solving
20 182 (12.81%) Cisco
21 180 (12.67%) TCP/IP
22 176 (12.39%) Microsoft Certification
23 175 (12.32%) AWS
24 174 (12.24%) SLA
25 161 (11.33%) WAN
26 156 (10.98%) SCCM
27 154 (10.84%) DNS
28 153 (10.77%) Citrix
29 148 (10.42%) DHCP
30 142 (9.99%) LAN

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 294 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 220 (15.48%) SharePoint
3 88 (6.19%) Skype for Business
4 69 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 67 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 33 (2.32%) IIS
7 21 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (0.63%) Confluence
9 7 (0.49%) IBM Notes
10 6 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.35%) IBM Domino
12 4 (0.28%) Office Communications Server
12 4 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.21%) CMS
14 2 (0.14%) Moodle
14 2 (0.14%) Totara
14 2 (0.14%) WordPress
15 1 (0.070%) Apache
15 1 (0.070%) Sitecore CMS
15 1 (0.070%) Umbraco
Applications
1 329 (23.15%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.070%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 41 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.35%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.14%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 575 (40.46%) Azure
2 175 (12.32%) AWS
3 107 (7.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 91 (6.40%) SaaS
5 72 (5.07%) IaaS
6 68 (4.79%) PaaS
7 66 (4.64%) OneDrive
8 53 (3.73%) Power Platform
9 39 (2.74%) PowerApps
10 37 (2.60%) Dynamics 365
11 17 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
12 15 (1.06%) Akamai
12 15 (1.06%) G Suite
12 15 (1.06%) Mimecast
13 10 (0.70%) IBM Cloud
13 10 (0.70%) iPaaS
14 9 (0.63%) GCP
15 7 (0.49%) Microsoft Flow
16 6 (0.42%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 6 (0.42%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 249 (17.52%) Firewall
2 180 (12.67%) TCP/IP
3 161 (11.33%) WAN
4 154 (10.84%) DNS
5 148 (10.42%) DHCP
6 142 (9.99%) LAN
7 101 (7.11%) VoIP
8 92 (6.47%) Skype
9 89 (6.26%) VPN
10 79 (5.56%) SAN
11 55 (3.87%) VLAN
12 51 (3.59%) Wireless
13 50 (3.52%) Remote Desktop
14 34 (2.39%) Unified Communications
15 32 (2.25%) Internet
16 30 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
17 28 (1.97%) Broadband
18 27 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
19 26 (1.83%) Network Security
20 24 (1.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (8.66%) SQL Server
2 28 (1.97%) Power BI
3 9 (0.63%) Big Data
4 8 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (0.35%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.21%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (0.21%) InterSystems Cache
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.21%) Redis
9 3 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.14%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.14%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 40 (2.81%) Git (software)
2 22 (1.55%) Visual Studio Team System
3 17 (1.20%) JIRA
3 17 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
4 15 (1.06%) TeamCity
5 8 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.28%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.28%) Subversion
6 4 (0.28%) VersionOne
7 3 (0.21%) Bower
7 3 (0.21%) gulp
7 3 (0.21%) MSI
7 3 (0.21%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.21%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.21%) Yeoman
8 2 (0.14%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.070%) GitLab
9 1 (0.070%) MSTest
9 1 (0.070%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 94 (6.62%) Finance
2 37 (2.60%) Retail
3 27 (1.90%) Legal
3 27 (1.90%) Telecoms
4 22 (1.55%) Public Sector
5 19 (1.34%) Marketing
6 16 (1.13%) Manufacturing
7 10 (0.70%) Automotive
7 10 (0.70%) Law
8 8 (0.56%) Advertising
8 8 (0.56%) Banking
9 4 (0.28%) Czech Language
9 4 (0.28%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.28%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.21%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.21%) Billing
10 3 (0.21%) Fire and Rescue
10 3 (0.21%) Games
10 3 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 269 (18.93%) Analyst
2 259 (18.23%) Support Engineer
3 222 (15.62%) IT Support
4 201 (14.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 162 (11.40%) IT Engineer
6 140 (9.85%) Support Analyst
7 118 (8.30%) 2nd Line Support
8 101 (7.11%) IT Analyst
9 89 (6.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 84 (5.91%) IT Support Engineer
11 77 (5.42%) Consultant
12 76 (5.35%) Desktop Support
13 72 (5.07%) IT Support Analyst
14 69 (4.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 68 (4.79%) Service Analyst
16 64 (4.50%) Service Desk Analyst
17 60 (4.22%) Desktop Engineer
18 58 (4.08%) IT Manager
19 55 (3.87%) Architect
19 55 (3.87%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (2.46%) .NET
2 19 (1.34%) .NET Framework
3 18 (1.27%) HTML
4 17 (1.20%) ASP.NET Web API
4 17 (1.20%) Entity Framework
4 17 (1.20%) LESS
4 17 (1.20%) Sass
5 16 (1.13%) JSON
6 14 (0.99%) Web Services
7 11 (0.77%) CSS
7 11 (0.77%) LDAP
8 10 (0.70%) AngularJS
8 10 (0.70%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.49%) jQuery
10 5 (0.35%) COM
11 4 (0.28%) ADO
11 4 (0.28%) ASP.NET Core
11 4 (0.28%) Middleware
11 4 (0.28%) Velocity
12 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Graph
Miscellaneous
1 95 (6.69%) Data Centre
2 78 (5.49%) Driving Licence
3 71 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 71 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
4 48 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (2.96%) Private Cloud
6 34 (2.39%) Smartphone
7 24 (1.69%) Blackberry
7 24 (1.69%) Clustering
8 21 (1.48%) Public Cloud
9 20 (1.41%) Virtual Team
10 19 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
11 15 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
12 13 (0.91%) User Experience
13 12 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.63%) Handset
15 8 (0.56%) CMDB
15 8 (0.56%) EPoS
15 8 (0.56%) Replication
16 7 (0.49%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 999 (70.30%) Windows
2 530 (37.30%) Windows Server
3 470 (33.08%) Windows 10
4 259 (18.23%) Windows 7
5 233 (16.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 115 (8.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 91 (6.40%) Linux
8 70 (4.93%) Windows 8
9 37 (2.60%) Apple iOS
10 32 (2.25%) Windows XP
11 23 (1.62%) Mac OS
12 17 (1.20%) Android
13 13 (0.91%) Windows 2000
14 10 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (0.63%) Unix
16 8 (0.56%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.49%) VMS
18 3 (0.21%) CentOS
18 3 (0.21%) Ubuntu
19 2 (0.14%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (24.63%) ITIL
2 257 (18.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 189 (13.30%) Problem-Solving
4 113 (7.95%) DevOps
5 95 (6.69%) Migration
6 94 (6.62%) Agile Software Development
7 85 (5.98%) CRM
8 79 (5.56%) Project Management
9 74 (5.21%) Information Security
10 72 (5.07%) Mentoring
11 69 (4.86%) Time Management
12 63 (4.43%) Presales
13 60 (4.22%) Project Delivery
14 57 (4.01%) Service Delivery
15 55 (3.87%) Cybersecurity
15 55 (3.87%) Problem Management
16 52 (3.66%) Asset Management
17 48 (3.38%) Service Management
18 47 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
19 43 (3.03%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 195 (13.72%) PowerShell
2 142 (9.99%) SQL
3 56 (3.94%) JavaScript
4 30 (2.11%) C#
5 20 (1.41%) C
6 19 (1.34%) Python
7 18 (1.27%) PHP
8 14 (0.99%) VBScript
9 7 (0.49%) Bash Shell
10 6 (0.42%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.35%) VB
12 4 (0.28%) Java
13 3 (0.21%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.21%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.14%) Go
14 2 (0.14%) VBA
15 1 (0.070%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 176 (12.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 95 (6.69%) Degree
3 84 (5.91%) MCSE
4 65 (4.57%) Security Cleared
5 62 (4.36%) MCP
6 49 (3.45%) A+ Certification
7 48 (3.38%) MCSA
8 47 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
9 44 (3.10%) CCNA
10 31 (2.18%) SC Cleared
11 29 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
13 16 (1.13%) DBS Check
13 16 (1.13%) DV Cleared
14 15 (1.06%) MCDST
14 15 (1.06%) MCITP
15 13 (0.91%) CISSP
16 12 (0.84%) AWS Certification
16 12 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 10 (0.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (12.24%) SLA
2 39 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (1.41%) QA
4 14 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials
6 11 (0.77%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.77%) GDPR
7 6 (0.42%) ISO 22301
7 6 (0.42%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.42%) NIST
8 5 (0.35%) ISO 14001
8 5 (0.35%) NCSC
8 5 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.28%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.14%) RMADS
11 1 (0.070%) GxP
11 1 (0.070%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.070%) PMO
System Software
1 775 (54.54%) Active Directory
2 268 (18.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 234 (16.47%) Hyper-V
4 37 (2.60%) vSphere
5 32 (2.25%) XenApp
6 30 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (1.76%) XenDesktop
8 21 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (0.99%) DFS Replication
9 14 (0.99%) Terminal Services
9 14 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
9 14 (0.99%) VirtualBox
10 10 (0.70%) BitLocker
11 5 (0.35%) Firmware
11 5 (0.35%) NFS
12 4 (0.28%) Terminal Server
12 4 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.21%) Docker
13 3 (0.21%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 156 (10.98%) SCCM
2 112 (7.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 39 (2.74%) SCOM
4 18 (1.27%) Backup Exec
4 18 (1.27%) WSUS
5 16 (1.13%) Ansible
6 10 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 8 (0.56%) Kubernetes
8 8 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (0.42%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.35%) Puppet
10 5 (0.35%) Terraform
10 5 (0.35%) vRealize
11 4 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.28%) DameWare
11 4 (0.28%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 895 (62.98%) Microsoft
2 429 (30.19%) VMware
3 182 (12.81%) Cisco
4 153 (10.77%) Citrix
5 81 (5.70%) HP
6 63 (4.43%) Apple
7 52 (3.66%) Meraki
8 49 (3.45%) Dell
9 39 (2.74%) Veeam
10 37 (2.60%) ServiceNow
11 32 (2.25%) Google
12 29 (2.04%) IBM
12 29 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
13 24 (1.69%) NetApp
14 21 (1.48%) MobileIron
14 21 (1.48%) Sophos
15 20 (1.41%) EMC
16 19 (1.34%) Splunk
16 19 (1.34%) Symantec
17 18 (1.27%) SolarWinds